FUNDING TO SHAPE UP BODY IMAGE FOR HEYWOOD YOUNG PEOPLE

Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney has announced new funding to help promote positive body image in young people in Heywood. Ms Tierney announced that Glenelg Outreach Primary Health (auspice Heywood Rural Health), had received a Victorian Government ‘Go for your life’ Positive Body Image Grant for the Girls with a Purpose project . Ms…

BRUMBY GOVERNMENT BOOSTS FUNDING FOR REFUGEE HEALTH

An innovative program which helps refugees get a healthy start in their communities is being expanded across Victoria Gayle Tierney, Member for Western Victoria said today. The Brumby Government will spend an extra $3 million on the Refugee Health Nurse program, expanding it in to areas with growing refugee communities. The funding boost is in…

$500,000 FOR NEW CHILDREN’S CENTRE IN PORT FAIRY

Port Fairy families will have access to a range of children’s services in one convenient location thanks to a $500,000 Brumby Government grant to help establish the Port Fairy Community Services Centre. Children and Early Childhood Minister Maxine Morand said the Port Fairy Community Services Centre is one of nine new children’s centres to be…

TURTONS TRACK NOW OPEN TO ALL VEHICLES

Turtons Track in the Otway Ranges has been sealed and can now be used by motorists, the Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney announced today. “The $6.3 million project means that this popular tourist route, between Beech Forest and Haines Junction, is now accessible to two wheel drive vehicles all year round. “This is good…

UPGRADE FOR WARRNAMBOOL CHILDREN’S SERVICES

Western Victorian kindergartens, child care centres, neighbourhood houses and schools will share in $10.7 million in Brumby Government grants to buy equipment, expand surfaces, renovate and improve general amenities. The South Warrnambool Kindergarten Inc has received a grant as part of the Brumby Government’s boost to the state’s early childhood services. Member for Western Victoria,…

UPGRADE FOR COLAC OTWAY SHIRE CHILDREN’S SERVICES

Western Victorian kindergartens, child care centres, neighbourhood houses and schools will share in $10.7 million in Brumby Government grants to buy equipment, expand surfaces, renovate and improve general amenities. Four Kindergartens in the Colac Otway Shire have received grants as part of the Brumby Government’s boost to the state’s early childhood services. Member for Western…

$68 MILLION TO CONTINUE DRIVING REGIONAL GROWTH

Initiatives to drive growth, expand industry, build on skills and respond to the challenges ahead are the focus of a $68 million Brumby Government package to keep provincial Victoria moving forward. Premier John Brumby and Regional and Rural Development Minister Jacinta Allan this week unveiled Moving Forward: Update – The Next Two Years 2008 to…

DIRECTORY PROMOTES INDIGENOUS BUSINESS IN HEYWOOD

Local businesses Budj Bim Tours and Winda Mara Aboriginal Corporation feature in a new directory of Victoria’s Indigenous enterprises. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today welcomed the promotion of Heywood Indigenous enterprises in the 2008/09 Victorian Indigenous Business Directory. “Budj Bim Tours and Winda Mara Aboriginal Corporation are among the more than 130 businesses…

DIRECTORY PROMOTES INDIGENOUS BUSINESS IN WARRNAMBOOL

Local businesses Gunditjmara Aboriginal Co-operative and Tower hill State Game Reserve wildlife and volcano experiences feature in a new directory of Victoria’s Indigenous enterprises. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today welcomed the promotion of Warrnambool Indigenous enterprises in the 2008/09 Victorian Indigenous Business Directory. “Gunditjmara Aboriginal Co-operative and Tower hill State Game Reserve wildlife…

DIRECTORY PROMOTES INDIGENOUS BUSINESS IN PORT FAIRY

Local businesses Kaawirn Kuunawarn Hissing Swan Arts Pty Ltd, Tarerer Gunditj Project Association Inc and Eumeralla Backpackers in Yambuk feature in a new directory of Victoria’s Indigenous enterprises. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today welcomed the promotion of Port Fairy Indigenous enterprises in the 2008/09 Victorian Indigenous Business Directory. “Kaawirn Kuunawarn Hissing Swan Arts…

HEALTHY FUNDING BOOST FOR HEYWOOD CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL

Heywood Consolidated School will benefit from a Brumby Government boost through the ‘Go for you life’ Healthy Start in Schools Grants for 2008, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said today. Heywood Consolidated School is one of a number of schools who had responded with an outstanding application for the ‘Go for your life’ program,”…

HEALTHY FUNDING BOOST FOR NOORAT PRIMARY SCHOOL

Noorat Primary School will benefit from a Brumby Government boost through the ‘Go for you life’ Healthy Start in Schools Grants for 2008, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said today. Noorat Primary School is one of a number of schools who had responded with an outstanding application for the ‘Go for your life’ program,”…

HEALTHY FUNDING BOOST FOR PORTLAND PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Portland Primary School and Portland North Primary School will benefit from a Brumby Government boost through the ‘Go for you life’ Healthy Start in Schools Grants for 2008, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said today. The schools are two of a number of schools who had responded with an outstanding application for the ‘Go…

HEALTHY FUNDING BOOST FOR CAMPERDOWN COLLEGE

Camperdown College will benefit from a Brumby Government boost through the ‘Go for you life’ Healthy Start in Schools Grants for 2008, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said today. Camperdown College is one of a number of schools who had responded with an outstanding application for the ‘Go for your life’ program,” Ms Tierney…

2008/09 STATE BUDGET DELIVERS NEW TRUCK FOR TERANG VICSES

Terang VICSES will receive funding for a new emergency response truck as part of a $20.5 million emergency services package in the 2008/09 State Budget. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said VICSES was responsible for responding to a range of emergencies, including planning for and responding to floods. “VICSES members assist during severe storm…

BRUMBY BUSINESS GRANT TO INNOVATIVE WARRNAMBOOL FIRM

A business grant from the Brumby Government will help Chemblast Industrial Coatings test the viability of a new job tracking system to reduce paperwork for trades people, Western Victoria MP Gayle Tierney said today. Ms Tierney announced the $11,250 Grow Your Business grant to Warrnambool firm, Chemblast, whose unique system replaces the need for trades…

MONSTER PETITION AND THE CENTENARY OF SUFFERAGE

Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today signed one of 150 calico banners that are traveling across Victoria this year to mark the 100th anniversary of Victorian women winning the right to vote.The 150 calico banners will be joined to create a monster petition with the aim of collecting 30,000 signatures in acknowledgment of the…

DROUGHT RELIEF FUNDING FOR LOCAL SPORTS FACILITIES

Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney, has announced funding to drought proof sports facilities in Inverleigh as part of the second round of the Brumby Government’s Drought Relief for Community Sport and Recreation Program. Ms Tierney said the $20,000 grant would go towards investing in water efficient assets for local sports facilities, which will make…

BUDGET DELIVERS FOR THE SOUTH WEST

Babies and young families, home buyers and regional Victorians are the big winners in the 2008-09 State Budget, Gayle Tierney, Member for Western Victoria said today. Local highlights of the budget include: • Confirmation of an emergency medical helicopter for South West Victoria located at Warrnambool which is part of the $185.7 million boost to Victorian…

THE ARTS KEEPING VICTORIA’S RICH HISTORY ALIVE

Promoting Heywood and District Committee Inc is among seventy-nine community groups across Victoria to share in $350,000 of Brumby Government funding to help preserve and share local stories, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said today. Ms Tierney said the latest round of grants through the Local History Grants Program reflected a rich array of…

$196,610 FOR TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT IN POLWARTH SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Nine Government secondary schools in Polwarth will share in $15 million of Brumby Government grants to upgrade their technical equipment, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said. Ms Tierney said Camperdown College, Cobden Technical School, Colac Secondary College (Interim name), Derrinallum P-12 College, Lavers Hill P-12 College, Lorne-Aireys Inlet P-12 College, Mortlake P-12 College, Terang…

$250,598 FOR TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT IN SOUTH WEST VICTORIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Four Government secondary schools in Victoria’s south west will share in $15 million of Brumby Government grants for schools across Victoria to upgrade their technical equipment, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said. Ms Tierney said Brauer Secondary College, Hawkesdale P12 College, Heywood District Secondary College, Portland Secondary College and Warrnambool College will receive a…

THE ARTS KEEPING VICTORIA’S RICH HISTORY ALIVE

Camperdown and District Historical Society Inc is among seventy-nine community groups across Victoria to share in $350,000 of Brumby Government funding to help preserve and share local stories, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said today. Ms Tierney said the latest round of grants through the Local History Grants Program reflected a rich array of…

THE ARTS KEEPING VICTORIA’S RICH HISTORY ALIVE

Birregurra District Historical Centre Inc is among seventy-nine community groups across Victoria to share in $350,000 of Brumby Government funding to help preserve and share local stories, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said today. Ms Tierney said the latest round of grants through the Local History Grants Program reflected a rich array of local…

BUDGET GREEN LIGHT FOR WARRNAMBOOL HOSPITAL

The next key stage in the major redevelopment of South West Healthcare’s Warrnambool Hospital has been given the green light, with $70.1 million committed in this year’s State Budget, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney announced today. Ms Tierney said the funding will build a new inpatient ward block and associated facilities, as part of…

WESTERN VICTORIA WINS FUTURE FARMING FUNDS

Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today welcomed more assistance for Western Victorian farmers with the release of the Brumby Government’s $205 million Future Farming strategy. Ms Tierney said the centrepiece of the strategy was the biggest boost to agricultural research and development in at least a decade and improved delivery of information to farmers.…

FUNDING TO PURCHASE LEARNING EQUIPMENT IN APOLLO BAY

Adult learners in Apollo Bay will have access to a more modern learning environment, thanks to a $3,000 boost from the Brumby Government. Announcing the funding today, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said the State Equipment Grant would help Otway Health & Community Service with resources for use in teaching classes outlined in the…

FUNDING TO PURCHASE LEARNING EQUIPMENT IN ANGLESEA

Adult learners in Anglesea will have access to a more modern learning environment, thanks to a $5,000 boost from the Brumby Government. Announcing the funding today, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said the State Equipment Grant would help the Anglesea and Community District House to purchase a colour printer and two new computers. “This…

FUNDING TO PURCHASE LEARNING EQUIPMENT IN SIMPSON

Residents of Simpson will have more opportunities to strengthen ties with family and friends as well as get involved in global communities, thanks to a $5,000 Brumby Government grant to the Simpson and District Community Centre Inc. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said the Public Internet Access Program (PIAP) gave grants of up to…

FUNDING TO PURCHASE LEARNING EQUIPMENT IN WARRNAMBOOL

Adult learners in Warrnambool will have access to a more modern learning environment, thanks to a funding boost from the Brumby Government. Announcing the funding today, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said the State Equipment Grant would help Worn Gundidj Aboriginal Cooperative with a $3,199 grant for the purchase of: – Canon Pixma IP90V Portable…

FUNDING TO PURCHASE LEARNING EQUIPMENT IN COLAC

Adult learners in Colac will have access to a more modern learning environment, thanks to a $5,000 boost from the Brumby Government. Announcing the funding today, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said the State Equipment Grant would help Colac Adult and community Education to purchase: – 10 chairs to replace current old chairs in one…

FUNDING TO PURCHASE LEARNING EQUIPMENT IN PORT FAIRY

Adult learners in Port Fairy will have access to a more modern learning environment, thanks to a $5,000 boost from the Brumby Government. Announcing the funding today, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said the State Equipment Grant would help Port Fairy Community Group with the installation of an access ramp to improve access for…

FUNDING TO PURCHASE LEARNING EQUIPMENT IN CAMPERDOWN

Adult learners in Camperdown will have access to a more modern learning environment, thanks to a $5,000 boost from the Brumby Government. Announcing the funding today, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said the State Equipment Grant would help Corangamite District Adult Education Group with the purchase of two Electronic Mobile Whiteboards with Thermal Paper…

TIERNEY ANNOUNCES $32,714 GRANT FOR KOROIT FIRE BRIGADE

Local member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today said Koroit Fire Brigade would receive $32,714 from this year’s Community Safety Emergency Support Program (CSESP). Ms Tierney said the funding would help the brigade secure a Field Command Vehicle – Nissan Navara. This would boost its response capacity by providing transport and enhanced control capacity for…

FUNDING BOOST FOR LISMORE COMMUNITY PLAYGROUND

The Corangamite Shire Council will receive a $60,000 boost from a Brumby Government funding package to improve community sporting facilities across the state. The Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney, said the project was one of 130 across Victoria to share in almost $5.5 million from the latest round of the 2008-2009 Community Facility Funding…

ANGLESEA SPORT BENEFITS FROM GRANT SCHEME

Sport and recreation organisations in Anglesea will be able to get more locals involved in physical activity, thanks to a boost in Brumby Government funding. Announcing the first phase of the 2008 Country Action Grant Scheme and Victalent funding, the Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said the grants helped strengthen grassroots sport and recreation…

COLAC AND DISTRICT SPORT BENEFITS FROM GRANT SCHEME

Sport and recreation organisations in and around Colac will be able to get more locals involved in physical activity, thanks to a boost in Brumby Government funding. Announcing the first phase of the 2008 Country Action Grant Scheme and Victalent funding, the Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said the grants helped strengthen grassroots sport…

CAMPERDOWN SPORT BENEFITS FROM GRANT SCHEME

Sport and recreation organisations in Camperdown will be able to get more locals involved in physical activity, thanks to a boost in Brumby Government funding. Announcing the first phase of the 2008 Country Action Grant Scheme and Victalent funding, the Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said the grants helped strengthen grassroots sport and recreation…

BODY IMAGE GRANTS SHAPING UP FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN COLAC

Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney is encouraging community-based organisations working with local young people to apply for new funding to help promote positive body image. Ms Tierney said the Brumby Government was taking the lead on promoting healthy body image and working to reduce the effect of unrealistic and unhealthy images in the media…

NEW RESIDENTIAL ZONES RELEASED FOR DISCUSSION

Corangamite Shire Council, and all Councils across Victoria are a step closer to making clearer and faster decisions around housing development with today’s release of new draft residential zones by the Minister for Planning, Justin Madden. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said a discussion paper outlining the suggested new residential zones was now available…

CORANGAMITE SHIRE COUNCIL JOINS STATE LINK CUTTING RED TAPE

The State Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney, today commended Corangamite Shire Council for joining the Brumby Government’s online initiative to cut red tape. Ms Tierney said 59 of the State’s 79 councils now offered the link to the Government’s business website www.business.vic.gov.au “This single website provides a one-stop shop that makes it easier to…

MOYNE SHIRE COUNCIL JOINS STATE LINK CUTTING RED TAPE

The State Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney, today commended Moyne Shire Council for joining the Brumby Government’s online initiative to cut red tape. Ms Tierney said 59 of the State’s 79 councils now offered the link to the Government’s business website www.business.vic.gov.au “This single website provides a one-stop shop that makes it easier to…

TWIN SKILLS BOOST FOR VICTORIA’S SOUTH WEST

Victoria’s South West received a twin skills boost today when Gayle Tierney Upper House Member for Western Victoria Region, officially opened the South West Skills Store and turned the first sod to commence construction of Stage 3 of South West Institute of TAFE’s major redevelopment. The South West Skills Store – one of nine Skills…

FUNDING BOOST FOR CLIFF STREET BICYCLE PATH

The Brumby Government has given cycling in Portland a boost, with a $20,000 upgrade to the Cliff Street off-road bicycle path, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney announced today. The project will see the construction of a 2 metre wide off-road asphalt bicycle path from Glenelg Street to Cliff Street. Ms Tierney said that once…

FUNDING FOR EMPLOYMENT PROJECT IN WARRNAMBOOL

The Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney, this week announced funding of $80,000 to Mentor Professional Pty. Ltd. for an important employment project in Warrnambool and Barwon South West to help disadvantaged jobseekers and skills shortages. Ms Tierney said Mentor would provide employment and personal development opportunities for Indigenous Australian jobseekers in the region. “This…

WARRNAMBOOL VOLUNTEER GROUP RECEIVES $2,815 GRANT

State Member for Western Victoria Region, Gayle Tierney, today announced that the Brumby Government will provide a grant of $2,815 to Ngarrakeetoon Meeting Place to help them recruit and train more volunteers.  Ms Tierney said the group was awarded the grant to help develop a comprehensive recruitment strategy to recruit volunteers to assist with program…

FREE BOOKS FOR TODDLERS IN $2.1 M LITERACY DRIVE

Every Victorian toddler will receive a free picture book as part of a Brumby Government drive to boost literacy by encouraging parents to read to their children. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said under the $2.1 million Young Readers Program, parents visiting a maternal child health centre would be given a free literacy information…

BRUMBY GOVERNMENT GRANTS FOR WARRNAMBOOL SELF HELP

Eight groups in Warrnambool have received self help grants under the Brumby Government’s Disability Self Help Program, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said. Ms Tierney said over 170 disability self help groups across Victoria will share in $220,000 in funding from the Brumby Government. “Groups across the state were eligible to apply for grants…

BRUMBY GOVERNMENT GRANTS FOR PORTLAND SELF HELP

Three groups in Portland have received self help grants under the Brumby Government’s Disability Self Help Program, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said. Ms Tierney said over 170 disability self help groups across Victoria will share in $220,000 in funding from the Brumby Government. “Groups across the state were eligible to apply for grants…

PEDESTRIAN SAFETY BOOST FOR HORSHAM

A pedestrian refuge will be built on Wilson Street, Horsham to further improve safety for pedestrians crossing this busy road, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney announced today. “The refuge is a win for the community which petitioned the Rural City of Horsham for the much needed safety improvement,” she said. The $15,000 pedestrian refuge…

FUNDING BOOST FOR GRASSROOTS SPORT IN TIMBOON

Footballers and netballers in Timboon will enjoy better sporting facilities thanks to a Brumby Government program to upgrade community sports facilities across Victoria. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney announced that as part of the $10 million Country Football and Netball Program, the Timboon Demons would receive $60,000 to: • Create new umpire change rooms and…

VICTORIANS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE THE PREMIER’S CHALLENGE

Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney is encouraging all Victorian families to get active, healthy and involved in their local community by taking the Premier’s 30-minute challenge. Ms Tierney said the Premier’s Active Families Challenge would kick-off next month and encouraged families to increase their physical activity levels and get involved in sport and recreation…

FUNDING BOOST FOR GRASSROOTS SPORT IN CAMPERDOWN

Footballers and netballers in Camperdown will enjoy better sporting facilities thanks to a Brumby Government program to upgrade community sports facilities across Victoria. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney announced that as part of the $10 million Country Football and Netball Program, the Camperdown Football Netball Club would receive $20,000 for: • The extension and widening…

NEW RESIDENTIAL ZONES RELEASED FOR DISCUSSION

Glenelg Shire Council, and all Councils across Victoria are a step closer to making clearer and faster decisions around housing development with today’s release of new draft residential zones by the Minister for Planning, Justin Madden. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said a discussion paper outlining the suggested new residential zones was now available…

DOUBLE THE FREEZA FUN FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN CORANGAMITE

The Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced two years’ worth of music and cultural event funding for Corangamite, which will be music to the ears of the region’s younger residents. Ms Tierney said the Corangamite Council would receive $38,900 to run events in 2008 and 2009 through the Brumby Government’s FReeZA program. Successful…

NEW RESIDENTIAL ZONES RELEASED FOR DISCUSSION

Colac Otway Shire Council, and all Councils across Victoria are a step closer to making clearer and faster decisions around housing development with today’s release of new draft residential zones by the Minister for Planning, Justin Madden. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said a discussion paper outlining the suggested new residential zones was now…

WOMEN CREATING HARMONY PROJECT 2007-2008

The member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney will launch the Women Creating Harmony Project this Saturday the 16th of February at the Marrow Theatrette, Geelong at 2.30pm. There are a number of established ethnic communities in the Geelong region who have settled in the region since WW2, predominately of European decent. However, over recent years…

NEW FUNDING FOR NATIONAL YOUTH WEEK IN TERANG

Young people in Terang will be enjoying National Youth Week 2008 in style, thanks to new Brumby Government funding for local organisations to run events and activities during the celebration, the Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney announced today. Ms Tierney said Terang Resources Inc had received funding to organise Get Scuffed – youth-led Skateboarding…

ARCHAEOLOGY STUDENTS DIVE FOR CLUES AT CLIFTON SPRINGS

Maritime archaeology students will this week undertake a research excavation at one of Victoria’s most important heritage sites, the Clifton Springs Spa Complex, the Member for Western Victoria Gayle Tierney announced today. With guidance from Heritage Victoria’s maritime archaeology team, the students from Adelaide’s Flinders University will focus on the 1890s Long Jetty site, looking…

$802,000 for TAFE UPRADES IN WARRNAMBOOL

South West TAFE, Warrnambool campus received a major funding boost to upgrade facilities and buy new training equipment, Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said. The Premier, John Brumby, and the Minister for Skills, Jacinta Allan, announced the new $20 million funding to be shared by all 18 Victorian TAFEs. Ms Tierney said the investment…

RUMBLE STRIPS TO BE INSTALLED IN POLWARTH

Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today welcomed the announcement that the contract had been awarded for the installation of rumble strips at 180 level crossings across Victoria.Rumble strips were installed at 20 priority sites at the end of last year, and the successful contractor, Downer EDI Works, will now work on the remaining 180…

RUMBLE STRIPS TO BE INSTALLED IN THE SOUTH WEST

Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today welcomed the announcement that the contract had been awarded for the installation of rumble strips at 180 level crossings across Victoria.Rumble strips were installed at 20 priority sites at the end of last year, and the successful contractor, Downer EDI Works, will now work on the remaining 180…

LOCAL SPORTING CLUBS DRESSED FOR SUCCESS

Grassroots sports clubs in the Golden Plains Shire Council will be dressed for success after the Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney, announced the successful applicants of the Sporting Uniform Grants Program today. Ms Tierney said seven clubs would receive up to $1,000 to purchase essential sports uniforms and footwear. “Sport in the Golden Plains…

LOCAL SPORTING CLUBS DRESSED FOR SUCCESS

Grassroots sports clubs in the Corrangamite Shire will be dressed for success after the Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney, announced the successful applicants of the Sporting Uniform Grants Program today. Ms Tierney said six clubs would receive up to $1,000 to purchase essential sports uniforms and footwear. “Sport in Corrangamite Shire is as strong…

LOCAL SPORTING CLUBS DRESSED FOR SUCCESS

Grassroots sports clubs in the Moyne Shire Council will be dressed for success after the Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney, announced the successful applicants of the Sporting Uniform Grants Program today. Ms Tierney said eleven clubs would receive up to $1,000 to purchase essential sports uniforms and footwear. “Sport in the Moyne Shire is…

LOCAL SPORTING CLUBS DRESSED FOR SUCCESS

Grassroots sports clubs in the Colac Otway Shire will be dressed for success after the Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney, announced the successful applicants of the Sporting Uniform Grants Program today. Ms Tierney said five clubs would receive up to $1,000 to purchase essential sports uniforms and footwear. “Sport in Corrangamite Shire is as…

INVESTMENT IN BOATING SAFETY AND FACILITIES FOR POLWARTH

The Local Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced that $29,452 has been allocated to the Polwarth region out of the Brumby Government’s 2007-08 Boating Safety and Facilities Program. “The Brumby Government is committed to working with community groups to ensure a safer boating environment and the provision of safe boating facilities,” said Ms…

DROUGHT RELIEF FOR LOCAL SPORTS FACILITIES

Residents in Winchelsea will benefit from a $40 000 Brumby Government grant to support sporting grounds and facilities affected by drought conditions. Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney said the grant was part of a $12.9 million Drought Relief for Community Sport and Recreation Program recently announced by the Premier John Brumby and the Minister…